Category Archives: Terminology

What Are Lumens in LED Lights?

What Are Lumens in LED Lights?

When shopping for LED lights, one term you will come across often is the term lumen. In fact, on the information panel of an LED light, lumen ratings are often listed first. Lumens are an important measurement in lighting and understanding them will help you choose the right lighting for your needs. Here’s a closer look at what this term

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What Is a CFL Ballast?

What Is a CFL Ballast?

Ballasts are a staple of the fluorescent lighting world, but many property managers and owners are surprised to learn that their CFL bulbs also use ballasts. CFL ballasts can make upgrading to LED lighting more challenging, so understanding how they work is important. Here is a closer look at how a ballast works and why it is needed for a

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